-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Henry James Brown

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Date of birth: 25th September 1904
Place of birth: Croydon, Surrey, England
Wife: Hilda Brown
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 97379
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Henry was born 25th September 1904 in Croydon, Surrey. He was the husband of Hilda Brown and father of Brenda and Jean Brown. He was 36 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 2






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Malcolm Butler (photo, 2001)
His daughter, Brenda Hall (information, February 2004)